This Week at Durant: 3/2

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  • Hopefully we have a slightly warmer and more normal week ahead of us compared to last.
  • Spring sports (softball, boys soccer, girls/boys track & field) tryouts will resume on Monday, March 2nd, after school from 3:15 – 5:15. Softball was able to make first cuts last Monday and can be viewed here. Boys soccer also made first cuts last Monday and can be viewed here. If you made it past first cuts, we will see you on Monday. Track did not make any cuts, everyone trying out will report.
  • The 8/3 Field trip to UNC scheduled for Feb 19 has been postponed due to inclement weather.  Details about the changes will be sent home shortly.
  • The 7/1 Mini-Concert has been postponed to Tuesday, March 3.
  • The softball game scheduled for this Thursday against East Wake has been postponed to a later date. That date is still “To Be Announced”
  • School tours for prospective students are offered every Thursday at 9AM.
  • The Durant Madness basketball game will take place this Friday at 5PM. This game will feature the boys and girls basketball teams versus the staff! For more information, click here.
  • The yearbook has room for three more 8th grade recognition ads. If you are interested in purchasing an ad, please email Mrs. Banks at cbanks3@wcpss.net as soon as possible. First come, first served!
  • Students now have access to Study Island. Your username is wcp and your ID# (ex. wcp1234567) and your password is your ID# (ex. 1234567). Learn more on our help page.
  • We’ll be selling donuts before school on Friday, March 6 in order to raise money for the 8th grade picnic and dance. If you’re interested in volunteering, you can sign up here.
  • Catch a Hurricanes game and support our PTA in the process.  Read more here.
  • DRMS staff will face off against their students on March 6th at 5PM to raise money for the athletic department. Learn about this fundraiser in this post.
  • Order a stylish DRMS tote for just $5!  Simply fill out this form here and drop it off at the front office. Your bag will be ready within two days and will be delivered to your student’s homeroom or left at the front office for them to pick up.  Cash or check written to DRMS PTA. For any questions, email cherylamcneil@gmail.com
  • Follow us on Twitter @DRMSDOLPHINS to learn about key events at our school and @DRMSTrans to receive notifications on our buses.

Principal’s Message

We are looking forward to coming back to school on Monday March 2!! 

Spring Sports tryouts will resume March 2 after school.

Sign up for our 3 Teenz Art classes being held on March 4, April 1 and May 6 from 3:15-5:15.  The cost is $25 per session. See our website for more details.

Friday March 6 was originally scheduled as an Early Release Day – it is now a full day. Friday is going to be a busy day here at Durant Road Middle – our PTA will have Krispy Kreme donut sales before school to raise funds for the 8th grade end of year festivities, 8th graders will participate in Career Day, 7th grade Track 1 will have an awards ceremony and DRMS March Madness is on Friday from 5 -8. It will be a great evening where students will play staff in basketball the cost to attend is 5 dollars. In addition, the Athletic Booster Club will be selling Durant Madness T-Shirts before school and during all lunches in the concession stand. The cost is 10 dollars and proceeds go to support student athletics. These shirts are going fast so get them early!

Have a Dolphintastic weekend!!

No School

There is no school today (2/27/15). This also means no spring sports tryouts today either. Tryouts will continue on the next day we have school again!

No School

There is no school today (2/26/15). This also means no spring sports tryouts today either. Tryouts will continue on the next day we have school again!

TeenzArt

Time’s running out to register for next week’s TeenzArt activity. This is a tremendous opportunity, so don’t pass it up! Check out the flyers below for more details:

DRMS TeenzArt Ad (1)

KA 2014 Fall Flyer Back DRMS

School Closed Today (2/25/15)

There is no school today (2/25/15). This also means no spring sports tryouts today either. Tryouts will continue on the next day we have school again!

According to WCPSS, Saturday will no longer be a makeup day, but stay tuned for details.

Stay warm and safe!